Health, disease and longevity, considered in relation to diet, regimen, and the general principles of hygiene

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Page 215 - With the woman one loves, with the friend of one's heart, and a good ftudy of books, one might pals an age there, and think it a day.
Page 148 - Canst thou not minister to a mind diseased, Pluck from the memory a rooted sorrow, Raze out the written troubles of the brain, And, with some sweet oblivious antidote, Cleanse the foul bosom of that perilous stuff, Which weighs upon the heart...
Page 108 - Religion encourages the assurance, that, if we " train up a child in the way he should go, when he is old he will not depart from it.
Page 205 - Five years before her death she had new hair, of a fine brown colour, which began to turn grey a few .months before her death. Sarah Williams, of Brent Tor, near Tavistock, died in 1809, aged 108." " When in about her hundredth year, she cut five new teeth.
Page 215 - By the first wife he had thirty children, ten by the second, four by the third, and seven by two concubines. His youngest son was 81 years younger than his eldest, and 800 persons descended from his body attended the funeral.
Page 211 - Glorious old age!" said the King of Spain, " would to heaven he had appointed a successor! for the people of Seville have been so long used to excellence that they will never be satisfied with the best prelate I can send them.
Page 211 - On entering, all the members stood up, and he was desired to sit covered, which he did, having the national cockade in his hat.
Page 185 - ... is injurious not only to the skin but to the general health.
Page 66 - ... acid (a substance containing a large quantity of nitrogen), and salts of phosphoric acid. According to Berzelius 1000 parts of human urine contain : — Urea...
Page 168 - I believe that wisdom and prudence will cut very short indeed the period of decrepitude, and that the last stage of all " Sans teeth, sans eyes, sans taste, sans everything...

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